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Pastabilities

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311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
+1 315-474-1153
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16:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sun 16:00 - 22:00
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Skaneateles, New York
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

I had the chicken parmesan but instead if the normal marinara sauce, I had them use the same sauce they bring with the bread. Little spicier and has an awesome taste! You really can't go wrong with any of the choices!

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Thank Streetbu
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Place was PACKED but we got great food and service! It was worth the wait to be seated! One of our favorite places!

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Thank Nikki H
Alexandria, VA
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104 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

I've visited Syracuse many times for business. Each time - I try and make it a point to visit Pastabilities. The food is fantastic. The atmosphere is fun and casual. The service is good - not as good as the food - but good. I highly recommend the incredible dipping sauce. It's large enough to share with 2-3 folks -... More 

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New York City, New York
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

We heard about this restaurant from Guy Fieri's Diner, Drive-Ins and Dives. We had a 2 hour wait the first time we visited and it was worth every second once the food started coming. The sliders are heavenly, the spicy tomato oil is unbelievable, and the lasagna was out of this world. Our second time, the wait was about 30... More 

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Thank Rosemarie N
Pastabilities, Manager at Pastabilities, responded to this review

We also think Reggie is great, thank you for noticing! We hope to see you back many more times! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

In the four years our son attended SU, we have made it a habit to visit Pastabilities for dinner. Again, the restaurant was very good. Their chili oil and bread is excellent and their Italian food is very enjoyable. Much of the pasta is home made and very tasty. I recommend that if you are visiting Syracuse that you plan... More 

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Jounieh, Lebanon
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Maybe the best place to eat in downtown Syracuse. Lunch is a kind of a bar menu where you grab a plate; chefs will fill it up from behind the counter; then you find a seat. Fast, easy way to get lunch before resuming your workday. Don't know if it's the same during week-ends. Dinner is a la carte. A... More 

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Thank RSertin
Pastabilities, Manager at Pastabilities, responded to this review

We serve lunch Monday-Saturday (11:30am-2:30pm), and it is always cafeteria-style service. Dinner is full service, and we are open for dinner seven nights/week. Thank you for coming in and writing your review. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Monroe, New York
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

We got there at 430 and it was already crowded. Sat right away and were immediately given fresh bread and this awesome red sauce/oil. I could've eaten just that for dinner. Ordered garlic bread which was good and then we had different pastas which were great. Service was good. Only thing I didn't like was I had to find a... More 

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Thank chuckmaushardt1120
Dunmore, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best meals I've ever had. The bread was phenomenal. The ravioli was perfect. The sauce was spicy and delicious! The service was very friendly and the overall atmosphere were a dream. And, I had the best cup of coffee I've ever had here! Do yourself a favor and get here!

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Thank MelindaDunmore
Syracuse, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Great food, service, quick stop and fun atmosphere. Lunch is cafeteria style but high class quality. Even my teenage boy loves it there.

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Thank hkolonko
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

We went with 2 young children, 3 years old and 8 months old. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The food was delicious. The stretch bread with spicy tomato oil was great, kept wanting more. My husband ordered the duck flatbread, he loved it. I had the bolognese pasta, which was also delicious. We were too full to order... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Cuisine
Italian, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 S Franklin St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1239
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-474-1153

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?